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These Shoes Were Made for Walkin’

Last week my mom and I were having a conversation about shoes.  My mom has always been a lover of shoes.  Not quite with Imelda Marcos exhuberance, but had Dad been a richer man, maybe a close rival. Because my … Continue reading

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A Moment of Reflection

We had just finished painting the living room, and my husband was removing the painter’s tape from the walls. “I’ll have to get the paint out and touch up this area,” he said. I took a look at the area … Continue reading

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Snow Days

“You can sleep in today.  It’s a snow day.”  Those are the sweetest words a kid can hear.  We heard them at least once or twice a winter when we were growing up in Connecticut.  It had to be a … Continue reading

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Romanticising the Weather

(Forgive me, WordPress, for I have sinned.  It has been over a year since I posted last.) “I was on the UCONN website today,” my husband said, “and the cover photo was the Wilbur Cross Library in the snow. What … Continue reading

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As Time Goes By

Last month we had a visit from the son of our dear friend, Barbara, who died in April at the age of 83. (Click on her name to read my post about her.) Her son paid us a visit to … Continue reading

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A Mess of Beans and Memories

A couple of days ago I brought home some green beans from the market. They were local, fresh, and were a great price, 99 cents a pound, so I bagged up a ton of them, nearly five pounds. I like … Continue reading

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Memories of My Father

My father was a many-faceted man. An aeronautical engineer by trade, he was an artist and a poet at heart. He was well-read in the classics, including many of the Russian writers and could quote Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. His favorite … Continue reading

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